English Video Release: Meet 7 New Pokémon; Is the Ability to Ride Pokémon Back?

Following yesterday's reveal, an English video has been put up on the Official Pokémon Channel highlighting the new additions. From this we've gotten a little bit more information about these new Pokémon, so let's go over what we've discovered!

This article will outline the English name updates and other additional information released on the official website. For initial reveal information, please see this article.


Tapu Koko, the Land Spirit Pokémon, is the guardian of Melemele Island. Its ability is known as Electric Surge in English. The attack it uses in the video is known as Nature's Madness, which reduces the opponent's health by half.

Charjabug, the Battery Pokémon, was confirmed to be the evolved form of Grubbin. Its ability is known as Battery, which allows it to raise the power of an ally's special moves.

Vikavolt, the Stag Beetle Pokémon, has the ability Levitate. It is known to carry Charjabug into battle for an extra power boost.

Drampa is known as the Placid Pokémon and can come with either the Berserk or Sap Sipper ability. Using Berserk, Drampa raises its Special Attack by 1 when its health drops below half.

Bruxish, the Gnash Teeth Pokémon, can come with one of two abilities: Dazzling, which we covered yesterday, or Strong Jaw.

Cutiefly, which can come with either Honey Gather or Shield Dust, is known as the Bee Fly Pokémon. They are drawn by emotions.

Togedemaru, the Roly-Poly Pokémon, comes packing either the Iron Barbs or Lightning Rod ability.

 

Nekkoala and Iwanko — English Names Revealed

Two previously revealed Pokémon — Nekkoala and Iwanko above — have received their English names: Komala and Rockruff, respectively!


Riding Pokémon?

On the Sun and Moon website, a page became available titled, "New Features Coming to Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon."

The third and final image in the bunch — shown to the right — displays a person riding a Stoutland.

Will we have the ability to ride Pokémon at certain points in Sun and Moon?


What do you think of this news? Do you like the abilities of the new Pokémon? What do you think of their category names?

Discuss in the comments below!

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